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MBTA: Regular Weekday Newburyport/Rockport Service to Resume August 14 Posted on Aug 8

MBTA: Regular Weekday Newburyport/Rockport Service to Resume August 14

As the work to replace the Beverly Drawbridge is about to finish on schedule, MBTA weekday Commuter Rail service will resume on Monday, August 14. While regular Commuter Rail train times will be back in effect on August 14, Zone 3 monthly passes will continue   …Continue Reading MBTA: Regular Weekday Newburyport/Rockport Service to Resume August 14

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: I-90 Restored to All 4 Lanes Monday Posted on Aug 6

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: I-90 Restored to All 4 Lanes Monday

  MassDOT has announced that crews will return I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) in Boston to its normal configuration of four lanes of traffic in each direction by 5 a.m., Monday, August 7, almost three weeks faster than originally scheduled as part of the Commonwealth Avenue   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: I-90 Restored to All 4 Lanes Monday

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update Posted on Aug 4

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update

MassDOT crews and contractors are continuing to work 24/7 to replace the eastbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge that spans I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) and the MBTA Commuter Rail and Amtrak rail lines in Boston. As of 11 a.m., today: crews have demolished all   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: Major Milestones Posted on Aug 1

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: Major Milestones

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project is moving forward on schedule: as of 11 a.m., today, crews had installed 34 of the new steel girders on the eastbound side of the bridge.  To allow for eastbound deck   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: Major Milestones

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: New Steel Being Installed Posted on Jul 31

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: New Steel Being Installed

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project is on schedule: as of 11 a.m., today, Monday, crews had installed 11 of the new girders on the eastbound side of the bridge, two lanes in each direction on I-90   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: New Steel Being Installed

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project on Schedule Posted on Jul 30

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project on Schedule

MassDOT announced that the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project is on schedule: as of 2 p.m. Sunday, July 30th, two-thirds of the inbound deck demolition had been completed and all MBTA Green Line B infrastructure on the deck had been removed. For the Monday morning   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project on Schedule

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Demolition Underway Posted on Jul 29

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Demolition Underway

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has started demolishing the eastbound section of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge that spans I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) and the railroad tracks in Boston, and will continue these operations through the weekend and then remove logistics so that two lanes in each direction   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Demolition Underway

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Demolition Begins Early Saturday, July 29th Posted on Jul 28

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Demolition Begins Early Saturday, July 29th

MassDOT is proceeding on schedule with implementing the significant transportation logistics and carrying out the accelerated construction operations as part of the major project to replace the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge eastbound lanes and Green Line track deck area in Boston. “Last night, the Commonwealth Avenue   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Demolition Begins Early Saturday, July 29th

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Shutdown Steps Begin Tonight, July 26th Posted on Jul 26

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Shutdown Steps Begin Tonight, July 26th

This is a reminder that the 2017 Construction Shutdown for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project is beginning at 9:00 PM today, Wednesday July 26, and will continue through 5:00 AM on Monday, August 14. Please note the construction-related impacts below: For Pedestrians and Bicyclists:   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Shutdown Steps Begin Tonight, July 26th

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA, Traffic Impacts Posted on Jul 23

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA, Traffic Impacts

MassDOT is reminding the public that travel impacts will begin next week throughout the Boston University/Saint Paul Street neighborhood of Boston along Commonwealth Avenue due to the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project. Drivers on Commonwealth Avenue, the BU Bridge and I-90 will see lane closings   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA, Traffic Impacts